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CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
was penniless when he came to america for a better life after escaping nazi germany. and now the wealthy restaurateur wants to give back. sharon chin with the story of survival and his legacy. >> please join me to in weather. coming m rolf lewis. >> reporter: he is giving them the largest gift in history am. >> i was looking a place to put the hard-earned dollars over the years i have gathered. >> reporter: he is donating $8.5 million to transform meadowlands hall into a state- of-the-art science complex for nursing and occupational therapy a gift from a grateful harm. >> i'm returning to america what american has given to me. >> reporter: lewis was 15 when he says the gestapo threw his father into a concentration camp in 1938 for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were of course very, very depressed and very shall i say sad that the germany which we loved in a way had turned against us. >> reporter: the family of five fled to shanghai, china. they scraped by confined to a 16-block area after japan invaded china in world war ii. >> we carried su
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
the corporate tax rate, but let's only give that lower tax rate to companies that make jobs here in america. >> reporter: he sounds pretty optimistic. it will be interesting to talk to him a year or so. pete stark's campaign did not return our calls. they had also not reached out to swalwell's campaign to concede or congratulate him. >> thank you. >>> a victory for san jose state students to learned a reallies son in politics last night. -- a real-life lesson in politics last night. their class project turned into a new minimum wage in san jose. len ramirez reports. >> reporter: san jose state has a long history of social activism and you can't help but notice that as you walk around campus but now this current crop of students with minimum wage has an accomplishment all their own. a day after the passage of measure d, a celebration for the san jose state students who made it all happen. >> waiting for the results to come in was like christmas. >> super excited. it's like something we did is right there on that little ticker right there. >> reporter: not just on the elections ticker but a l
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
, hillary clinton's trip to the middle east. >> america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering. >> how world leaders are ramping up efforts to forge a cease-fire between israel and hamas. >> plus, the political implications of our state's supermajority. how that could turn the tied on the issue of gay marriage. >> economic downturns always have an upturn at some point. >> the risky move by some bay area companies to prepare for that comeback. ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. despite talk of a ceasefire, israel intensified its attas on gaza. >>> the escalating violence in gaza and israel. despite talk of a cease-fire, israel intensified attacks on gaza. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington with the latest. danielle. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton said president obama sent her to the mideast with a very clear message: calm must be restored to the region. >>> reporter: a shaken woman walked away from her building outside tel aviv after hamas ro
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fundamentally different visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight states before the weekend is over. for both it's a sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on the attack again at a rally in the richmond suburbs. >> this is an election where i think we're not going to just shape the country for four years but for a generation. >> reporter: romney returned to another criticism of the president at a window and door factory in roanoke. >> they are making products for america and they and their family add n all the people who work at marvin, they did build this. >> reporter: polls have the president up by just 2 points in virginia. nationally the race is a tie. danielle nottingham, cbs 2 news, the white house. >>> a promenade, a playground, and that's not all. the bay area transit hub unlike any other. >> how sergio romo's world sears parade attire won him a whole new set of admirers. >> today is the first day of the winter "spare the air" day. what you need to know about or you will en
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> this is not a time for america to settle. >> no. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. >> reporter: in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering ain't it. >> reporter: ohio could decide who wins the white house. not only are the candidates spending a lot of time there in these closing days. they're bombarding voters with fresh tv ads. >> who will do more for the auto industry? >> reporter: mitt romney is airing a new commercial in ohio saying workers in china benefited from the auto bailout. at a rally outside columbus, the president fired back. >> you don't scare hard working americans just to scare up some votes. >> reporter: with the race tight in nine swing states, both candidates will sprint through battleground states this weekend trying to win over a shrinking number of undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> it was an influx of cash meant to help defeat prop 30 and support prop 32. but for now, we will not know who is beh
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
. america... >> reporter: shawn keitel is just an ordinary guy with a very big heart. >> it's over. happy thanksgiving. >> thank you. >> god bless. that's part of the sadness. most of the people it's not a choice. it's something that either mental instability or resources that haven't been able to get in touch with these people to get help and have the choice to turn their lives around, have some options. >> reporter: so he tries to make their thanksgiving day a little better. >> a loaf of bread and some peanut butter and jelly. if i feed 20 people, that's 20 more people that for whatever reason aren't at a shelter or getting food somewhere else. >> reporter: your own money? >> couple of bills that aren't getting paid this week but i figure, you know, if i go home and my internet is off, it's not biggest deal in the world. people out here haven't eat especially for days and it's cold and at the end of the day i'm blessed and thankful for what i have. >> reporter: who he meets warms his soul. >> there you go, brother. happy thanksgiving. that's going to be nice when you wake up to that. >>
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
video lead philip tong to the heist at bank of america on balboa street. investigators say tong was deeply in debt and recently filed for bankruptcy. >>> no word on whether a driver killed in a fiery crash near crockett was impaired. his bmw burst into flames after smashing into the back of a big rig on westbound 80 yesterday morning. the 23-year-old man died at the scene. his 21-year-old passenger badly hurt. the trucker was not injured. >>> 14 people were taken to the hospital with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning at a home in san francisco last night after the alarm went off. doctors found co2 in their bloodstreams but testing found no carbon monoxide leak in the house. officials say elevated levels of carbon monoxide can sometimes show up in blood tests for smokers and they believe that cigarettes set off the smoke alarm. >>> well we are -- on the verge of getting soaked. we'll find out when it will hit us. >> it is not here yet. it was fog. right now the cbs high def doppler is dry but after a dry day on monday this may be the wettest week in the bay area in more than
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
congressional leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing for solutions. former tennessee governor phil bredesen told lawmakers everything needs to be on the table. >> i think there's a broad recognition it has to be both revenue and serious work on entitlements to make it happen. >> reporter: taxes are still the main sticking point. while president obama wants tax cuts to expire for the wealthiest americans, most republicans don't. behind closed doors wednesday, oklahoma's tom cole told his gop colleagues they should sign off on the middle class cut extensions. the house speaker isn't budging. >> it will hurt small businesses and our economy. it's why it's not the right approach. >> reporter: obama administration officials will look for some middle ground in separate meetings with boehner and other congressional leaders on capitol hill thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> even though it's too late to cash in on tonight's powerball jackpot, when california might get into the
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
weekend, washington is back to work on the problem of pulling america back from the edge of that fiscal cliff. the new year will bring automatic tax hikes and drastic spending cuts unless congress can cut a deal on the deficit. both sides seem ready to give a little. democrats by cutting some entitlement spending and republicans by increasing revenues through tax reform. >> we're ready to find common ground, ready to find common ground on revenue. not as i said, because any of us actually thinks the government needs any more of it. but because democrats from the president on down have said they are willing to punish everyone if they don't get it. >> reporter: president obama meets on friday with leaders on both sides to try to hammer out a deal. >>> a sigh of relief for students in california. both the csu and uc governing boards have postponed proposed tuition hikes. now this comes after requests from the governor. he questioned the timing of raising tuition, a week after voters passed prop 30 to fund education. the uc system was looking at raising fees by as much as 35%. >>> the strik
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, america as best i can. and this is really my calling. >> reporter: so for supporting servicemembers overseas box by box by box, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to aaron negherbon. kate kelly, cbs 5. >>> halloween so many kids wanting to get outside trick or treating get it done quickly. the rain is just about here in san francisco, some parts of the city already getting wet and it's going to get wetter through the evening. doppler radar showing you the crystal clarity with our radar. look at that rainfall offshore. it's going to hit mill valley, sausalito, up toward richmond and berkeley, you're minutes away from getting some rain now, although the peninsula, san francisco south of daly city, you're still dry. but it's going to be very quick. it's going to change from dry to wet. look what you're seeing on your television screen. this is the difference that high-def doppler radar can provide. all of that specific data you see between healdsburg and santa rosa. watch when i switch it over to the national weather service radar. we lose all the clarity. now let's go ba
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
" america is facing at the end of the year urging lawmakers to quickly extend expiring tax cuts to all but the wealthiest. >> a modest tax increase on the wealthy isn't going to break their backs. they will still be wealthy and it will not impinge on business investments. >> the president did little to calm nerves on wall street. the dow ended down 185 points. the nasdaq lost 37. the s&p 500 slipped 19. >>> president obama spoke for the first time on the sex scandal that rocked the cia. the president would not say whether it was appropriate that he was kept in the dark about the investigation of david petraeus. petreaus resigned as head of the cia last friday after the fbi uncovered evidence he had an affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> the scandal is now threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking into his email communications with jill kelley, the florida socialite whose complain
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